Category Archives: Holiday

Great holiday dinner recipes and ideas

Filet Mignon Sorrentine

This beautiful Italian beef dish is served over spinach and eggplant and topped with cheese and a Marsala sauce. Continue reading

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Chicken Saltimbocca

Chicken Saltimbocca
Delicious Chicken and prosciutto dish that means Jump-in-the-mouth Continue reading

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Cioppino

Cioppino over linguini

This is the NY version of a San Franciscan Italian seafood stew. They focus on crabs while I focus on a nice variety of seafood. It’s quick to cook once the seafood is prepped and guaranteed to please every seafood lover. You can make the sauce white or red and once in a while I make it pink with just lobster tails, shrimp and broccoli florets. Continue reading

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Mussels Marinara

Mussels Marinara
Great inexpensive summertime or party time dish everyone will enjoy.
Serve with plenty of bread to dip in the sauce.
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Fireshrooms

Serve Mushrooms
Salty spicy mushrooms caps, perfect to pick at when you want a little fire to go with your snack. Continue reading

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Spinach Artichoke Dip

Spinach and Artichoke Dip
The perfect healthy dip for parties or just to munch on. Use spinach, artichoke hearts and cheese to make this quick and tasty anytime appetizer or Super Bowl snack. Continue reading

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Tortilla Chips


Nothing beat homemade tortilla chips and they only take about 10 minutes to cook. Continue reading

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Restaurant Style Buffalo Wings

A plate of Buffalo Wings with Celery and Blue Cheese Dressing
This is the perfect Buffalo Wings recipe for Superbowl parties.
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Holiday Pot Roast Recipe

Make A delicious pot roast for your holiday party using wine and vegetables. Continue reading

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Turkey Dressing: Think outside the bird!

In the restaurant business, we usually cook the stuffing separate from the turkey. Some people may call that sacrilege but to a chef it makes more sense. It allows heat to enter the cavity to cook the breast meat from inside and out. When you put all that cold soggy bread inside a turkey, you need to cook it through so by the time the heat gets to the center the breast is dry. Continue reading

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